Awards

Stephen Whittaker Prize

Dr Stephen Whittaker was a founder member of the WMPA and successor to James Sheldon as chairman of the Regional Consultants Committee. The Stephen Whittaker Prize was established by a memorial appeal following Dr Whittaker’s death in 1980. The prize is for the best scientific paper presented by a member of junior hospital staff.

Trainees are eligible for the prize of £250 (best paper, 15 mins)

Owen Wade Prize

When Owen Wade retired as Dean of Birmingham Medical School and Professor of Therapeutics in 1986 he established a WMPA prize for the best Case Presentation by a member of junior hospital staff.

Trainees are eligible for the prize of £150 (best case report, 10 mins)

 

WMAP Autumn Meeting 2017 Winners

Stephen Whittaker Prize – William Drew
Neutrophil migration

Owen Wade Prize – Z Awan
Pancreatic and AT deficiency

Poster Prize – Liam Barrat
Age adjusted D-Dimers

 

 

WMPA Spring Meeting 2017 Winners

Stephen Whittaker Prize – Dr Alexander Sharp
Pharmacological Interventions for the Prevention of Contrast Induced Acute Kidney Injury in High-Risk Adult Patients Undergoing Coronary Angiography

Owen Wade Prize – Dr Emily Maxted
Prophylactic Enoxaparin Induced Hyperkalaemia

Poster Prize – Dr Paul Ellis
Cystic Lung Disease Secondary to Ehler’s Danlos Syndrome Masquerading as Asthma